Mizar

Mizar

[mahy-zahr]
noun Astronomy.
a double star in the middle of the constellation Ursa Major.

Origin:
< Arabic miʾzar literally, apron

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Mizar (ˈmaɪzɑː)
 
n
a multiple star having four components that lies in the Plough in the constellation Ursa Major and forms a visible binary with the star Alcor. Visual magnitude: 2.1; spectral type: A2V
 
[from Arabic mi'zar cloak]

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Mizar definition


smallness, a summit on the eastern ridge of Lebanon, near which David lay after escaping from Absalom (Ps. 42:6). It may, perhaps, be the present Jebel Ajlun, thus named, "the little", in contrast with the greater elevation of Lebanon and Hermon.

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